About Us

HR Specialists, South Wales

We are a team of HR specialists that believe in your greatest asset – your employees. We believe that with effective HR process, policies, strategy and support, you'll have a team that will result in a measurable contribution to your business.

Jayne Symons (Director)

Having worked at a senior level in manufacturing, retail and heavy industry sectors for 30 years, Jayne established Highfield HR in 2017. She did this with a desire to help business owners apply appropriate HR principles that would support the growth of their business, and their people. Combining strategic and operational HR expertise with a positive but practical approach, Jayne aims to add value to all her clients.

Leanne Yau MCIPD (Director)

Leanne graduated in 2000 with a BA(Hons) Business Studies with Human Resource Management. Leanne has over 13 years' experience of HR management in a chilled food manufacturing environment, and before that, in a retail setting. Leanne has extensive HR experience in leading and implementing HR initiatives. She has delivered organisation change projects, managed industrial action and has led the mass recruitment of over 500 employees for peak production (at one time!).

Lydia Shallish (HR Administrator)

Lydia joined Highfield HR after developing an interest in HR through experiences in fast paced and demanding retail environments. Studying Forensic Science at the University of the West of England allowed Lydia to enhance her IT and investigational skills, and enjoys applying this knowledge to support our team and clients today.